Las Vegas, Feb. 13, 2017 - Episode 3 of Behind the Vegas Ice will air Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. PST exclusively on Cox Channel 96 and Cox Channel 1096 in HD. It will also be offered live online in the Las Vegas area at BehindTheVegasIce.com. Titled "Scouting, Planning and Building," Episode 3 is part of a 10-episode docu-drama that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Vegas Golden Knights, an NHL expansion team based in Las Vegas, Nev. Watch the preview of Episode 3 here.
"The enthusiasm locally continues to grow for the Vegas Golden Knights," said Michael Parisi, vice president of Cox Media in Las Vegas. "And we feel privileged about being able to tell their unfolding story through the Behind the Vegas Ice program."
The Golden Knights will host a viewing party where season ticket holders will get an advance screening of the episode beginning at 6 p.m. PST on Wednesday, February 15 at Findlay Toyota (7733 Eastgate Road, Henderson, NV 89011). In addition to seeing Episode 3 before it airs publicly, season ticket holders will have the opportunity to win Golden Knights-themed raffle prizes and meet members of the Golden Knights staff, including Hockey Operations Assistant Keith Veronesi. The viewing party is by invite only for season ticket holders, but is open to media. Media planning to attend can RSVP to Eric Tosi by Wednesday at 12 noon PST (Etosi@vegasgoldenknights.com).
Behind the Vegas Ice, Episode 3 synopsis:
In "Scouting, Planning and Building," Vegas Golden Knights scouts travel to Montreal, Canada for the IIHF World Junior Championships. The team's operational staff starts discussing the logistics of their home games. Team Owner Bill Foley tours the practice facility construction site.
Beginning Feb. 17 Episode 3 will re-broadcast each Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. PST on Cox Channel 96 and Cox Channel 1096 in HD through the end of the month. Cox Las Vegas cable viewers can catch Episode 3 and previous episodes via Cox On Demand. It will also be available in the Las Vegas area online at BehindTheVegasIce.com. Cox 96/1096 is a community channel operated by Cox Communications.
Behind the Vegas Ice is an original 10-episode, behind-the-scenes docu-drama about the Vegas Golden Knights, an NHL expansion team and the first major league professional sports franchise based in Las Vegas, Nev. The docu-drama features never-before-seen interviews as it records the ambitious journey of professional ice hockey's arrival in Southern Nevada. From the initial discussions about the team's arrival through the first game scheduled for Oct. 2017.
Behind the Vegas Ice is made possible in part through the support of Findlay Toyota, Summerlin and Born and Raised sports bar.
The Vegas Golden Knights will play their home games at T-Mobile Arena, which hosts 17,500 spectators in hockey configuration. Cox Business, a subsidiary of Cox Communications, Inc., is the exclusive technology integration/telecommunication services provider for T-Mobile Arena.
For the latest news and information on the Golden Knights visit vegasgoldenknights.com. Fans can follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
BEHIND THE VEGAS ICE VIEWING PARTY- MEDIA INFORMATION
Where: Findlay Toyota (7733 Eastgate Road, Henderson, NV 89011)
When: Wednesday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m. PST
Who: Golden Knights season ticket holders and Golden Knights staff, including Keith Veronesi
Interview opportunities: Interview requests for Golden Knights staff and select season ticket holders can be coordinated through Eric Tosi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For eight years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity 11 times. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
About Findlay Toyota
Findlay Toyota is located at 7733 Eastgate Rd. in the Valley Auto Mall in Henderson. It is Nevada's largest Toyota Dealership as determined by both size and number of vehicles sold. In fact no dealer sells more vehicles in Nevada regardless of brand. Findlay Toyota has won every major Toyota award. Findlay Toyota is a large part of the community is proud to sponsor local sports, community, and educational events. It is also home to the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame. Findlay Toyota prides itself on outstanding customers service. Its mission state reads, "A world-class environment dedicated to building life-long relationships through integrity and commitment. Findlay Toyota is a part of the Findlay Automotive Group. One of the largest privately owned automotive groups in the Region. The automotive group was founded in 1961 and is headquarters in Las Vegas Nevada.